Francis Callahan

Obituary of Francis Callahan


      Francis Joseph Callahan, 81, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Princeton Medical Center at Plainsboro. Born in New York City, he lived in Belleville since 1964, moving to Hillsborough 5 months ago. He graduated from The Technical  School of Aviation in New York City. He was employed as a mechanic for the New York Transit Authority in New York, retiring in 1992. After retirement he worked as a porter at Woodcliff Gardens in West NewYork, NJ until the age of 75.  He was a volunteer with Pack 350, Cub Scouts in Belleville, was an active bowler, bowling in two leagues and was a family man.

      He was predeceased by his brother James Callahan and his grandson Adam. He is survived by 2 sons; James J. Callahan of Lansing, MI and John F. Callahan of Vernon, 2 daughters; Teresa Lowry of Hillsborough and Laura McTeague of Matawan, a sister; Linda Callahan of CT, 11 grandchildren and 2 great-granddaughters.

      Visitation will be from 9:00 - 11:00 am on Friday, May 25, 2018 followed by services at 11:00 am at Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, 225 Mountain Avenue, Bound Brook. Burial will follow at Bound Brook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer's research.